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Day and Night World Map

The map below shows the current position of the Sun and the Moon. It shows which parts of the Earth are in daylight and which are in night.

Map showing day and night parts of the world

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Position of the Sun

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Sun is at its zenith at Latitude: 7° 19' South, Longitude: 179° 26' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 460.15 meters/second, 1656.5 km/hour, 1029.3 miles/hour or 894.5 knots. The table below shows the Sun position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 15' 00.1"17.16 miwest0° 00' 01.0"0.02 minorth17.16 mi
1 hour15° 00' 07.4"1029.27 miwest0° 00' 57.1"1.09 minorth1029.29 mi
24 hours0° 03' 01.5"3.46 miwest0° 22' 55.9"26.26 minorth26.49 mi

Position of the Moon

On Sunday, March 2, 2014 at 00:10:00 UTC the Moon is at its zenith at Latitude: 0° 47' South, Longitude: 172° 07' West

The ground speed of the movement is currently 447.23 meters/second, 1610.0 km/hour, 1000.4 miles/hour or 869.3 knots. The table below shows the Moon position compared to the time and date above:

TimeLongitude differenceLatitude differenceTotal
laterDegreesDistanceDirectionDegreesDistanceDirectionDistance
1 minute0° 14' 27.7"16.67 miwest0° 00' 12.0"0.23 minorth16.67 mi
1 hour14° 27' 47.9"1000.35 miwest0° 12' 00.6"13.76 minorth1000.46 mi
24 hours12° 44' 42.1"881.50 mieast4° 43' 35.2"324.75 minorth938.94 mi

Locations with the Sun near zenith

The following table shows 10 locations with Sun near zenith position in the sky.

LocationLocal timeDistanceDirection
FunafutiSun 12:10 PM199 km124 miles108 nmSouthwest SW
Baker IslandSat 12:10 PM893 km555 miles482 nmNorth-northeast NNE
FakaofoSun 1:10 PM932 km579 miles503 nmEast-southeast ESE
Apia *Sun 2:10 PM1106 km687 miles597 nmSoutheast SE
SuvaSun 12:10 PM1219 km758 miles658 nmSouth S
TarawaSun 12:10 PM1280 km795 miles691 nmNorthwest NW
NukualofaSun 1:10 PM1596 km992 miles862 nmSouth-southeast SSE
AlofiSat 1:10 PM1657 km1030 miles895 nmSoutheast SE
YarenSun 12:10 PM1690 km1050 miles913 nmWest-northwest WNW
Port VilaSun 11:10 AM1759 km1093 miles950 nmSouthwest SW
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